Sepia mirabilis

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Sepia mirabilis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Species:
S. mirabilis
Binomial name
Sepia mirabilis
Khromov, 1988[2]

Sepia mirabilis is a species of cuttlefish native to the western Indian Ocean. Specifically, it is present off Sokotra Island, and its natural range probably stretches to the east coast of Africa. It lives at depths to 50 m.[3]

S. mirabilis grows to a mantle length of 70 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected in the Arabian Sea (12°22′N 54°28′E / 12.367°N 54.467°E / 12.367; 54.467). It is deposited at the Zoological Museum in Moscow.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia mirabilis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162670A941509. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162670A941509.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia mirabilis Khromov, 1988". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Reid, A., P. Jereb, & C.F.E. Roper 2005. Family Sepiidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 57–152.
  4. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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